Toshiba to release “Libretto W100” Dual Touchscreen Laptop
(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 14:26 June 21, 2010.)
ASUS's "Dual Touch Concept" unveiled in CeBIT 2009 had drawn much attention from visitors for its avant-garde dual-display looks. Regretfully, it was only a concept model and not for sale.
Today, Toshiba announced their "Libretto W100", a laptop quite similar to this "Dual Touch Concept". It has software keyboard using touchpanel and can be used both horizontally and vertically. A great choice for eBook reader.
Read on for detail.
Toshiba : News Release 21 Jun, 2010 - Toshiba introduces the world's first dual-touch-screen Windows mini-notebook PC "libretto W100" and other products in Japanese market
Libretto W100 is a Windows laptop with world's first two 7" touchscreen display. Toshiba packed high-performance Intel ULV Pentium U5400(Dual-core 1.2GHz), 2GB memory, 62GB SSD and IEE802.11 a/b/g/n wireless LAN, WiMax connectivity, Bluetooth and 1Mpix Web camera into a body as light as 699g with their miniaturization technology.
Using software keyboard on touchscreen.
Can be used as eBook reader.
As its name show, it's absolutely book size.
Seems like a game console.
W100 runs 2 hours on a regular battery and 4hours on a larger battery. Seems a bit short for modern laptop.
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